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Auburn Softball Team Opens Clint Meyers Era with Two Wins

By Posted on: October 11th, 2013 in Other Sports 1 Comment »

It’s a good thing anytime a new coach can win his inaugural game with a program. The Auburn Softball team did that yesterday for new Head Coach Clent Meyers. And with the record Meyers brings to The Plains it is particularly fitting. Considered one of the top coaches in the country, Meyers brings a .678 Continue Story…

Ladies and Gentlemen from Auburn, Alabama the 2013 PGA Champion….Jason Dufner

By Posted on: August 12th, 2013 in Featured Article, News, Other Sports 11 Comments »
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Actually the first tee announcer said ”From Auburn, Alabama….Jason Dufner” That will change to the title of this piece from now on. The Duf did it!!!I confess, I am a golfer, made a pretty good living at it for 22 years, still play, and get almost as fired up watching my favorite pros do well as I Continue Story…

“Walking on the Fighting Side of Me”

By Posted on: July 30th, 2013 in Football, Other Sports 11 Comments »

I can be an angry kind of guy sometimes. Often when I am in the confines of my home, office, or car, some minor annoyance will cause me to start spouting out words and phrases that my mother CERTAINLY NEVER taught me nor approves. Nonetheless, rarely do I unload any kind of anger or even Continue Story…

“Somebody’s Watching Me”

By Posted on: June 28th, 2013 in Baseball, Basketball, Business - Entertainment, Featured Article, Football, Other Sports 15 Comments »

                                                                                           A smartly dressed Auburn man. A few months ago, while I was driving to work, I reached the end of my cul-de-sac where a stop Continue Story…

Is Auburn Turning the Corner?

By Posted on: June 17th, 2013 in Baseball, Other Sports 4 Comments »

The hiring of a softball and baseball coach hardly signifies the return of a once great athletic program. But there’s little doubt that last Friday’s announcements sent a loud and clear message to the rest of the SEC.Athletic Director Jay Jacobs’s job will not be saved based on the results of spring sports. Like every Continue Story…

Auburn Hires Clint Meyers – One of Best Softball Coaches in College Sports

By Posted on: June 14th, 2013 in News, Other Sports 5 Comments »
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Auburn has hired Arizona State Head Coach Clint Meyers to become the Tigers’ second head coach in program history. Meyers is considered one of the top coaches in the country. While at ASU he has taken his team to eight straight Super Regionals and seven appearances in the College World Series, winning two National Championships Continue Story…

“What Comes Next Sits Squarely on My Shoulders.”

By Posted on: May 14th, 2013 in Baseball, Basketball, Football, News, Other Sports 12 Comments »
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Auburn A.D. Jay Jacobs says he has a plan … a plan to improve the athletics department including how to turnaround the lack of winning in the big three major sports. Speaking before the Auburn Chamber of Commerce today, Jacobs said that University President Jay Gogue has made it clear that he has high expectations Continue Story…

The Report Is In – Gogue Expects Jay Jacobs to Make Necessary Improvements

By Posted on: May 13th, 2013 in Baseball, Basketball, Football, News, Other Sports 8 Comments »

The much awaited report of the committee on Auburn Athletics has given their report to University President Jay Gogue. Dr Gogue had charged the committee to take a look at five criteria for evaluating the athletic department: (1) academic and support services for student-athletes, (2) financial management, (3)customer service, (4) competition, including winning, sportsmanship and Continue Story…